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Dr. Tyrone Bynoe Associate Professor of Education
Office:119 Luecker Building
Phone:(606) 539-4395 or 1-800-343-1609 ext 4395
Email:tyrone.bynoe@ucumberlands.edu

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Dr. Bynoe holds a B.A. in American History (1978), M.A. in Social Studies with a focus on European History (1985), M.S. Ed. in Educational Administration and Policy Studies (1990), and a M.A. in American History (1992)--all earned at the University of Albany (NY). Dr. Bynoe earned an Ed.D. in Educational Administration at Teachers College-Columbia University in 2004. Furthermore, Dr. Bynoe completed graduate courses in Special Education during the 1978-1979 school year. Additionally, Dr. Bynoe has several administrative and teaching licenses in both Kentucky and New York.

Since Fall 2004, Dr. Bynoe has taught at the University of the Cumberlands with a heavy focus on Educational Leadership and Administration.  He has special expertise in school business management, school finance, applied research, and research methods.  Dr. Bynoe maintains a keen interest in the policy of technology integration in K-12 public schools, and is currently completing two peer reviewed articles, featuring the first on early twentieth century education finance policy and the second on an evaluation of the effective implementation of Kentucky's student-information-system (namely, Infinite Campus).

Dr. Bynoe has an extensive background of service to the university and to the community. He provides advisement to graduate students and undergraduate students, serves on several Educational Department committees, and is a professional association consultant to two organizations:  (Commonwealth Collaborative of School Leadership Programs [CCSLP] and the National Education Finance Conference [NEFC]).  In October 2010, Dr. Bynoe was appointed to a three-year term as a member of the Board of Advisors to the National Education Finance Conference [NEFC].

Dr. Bynoe has a rich background in supervisory and pedagogical practice.  He has been a New York State public school-administrator in various assignments involving grades K to 12. These assignments included Principal, Assistant Principal, Director of Instructional Services, and Director of Special Education. He has also been a classroom teacher of History and the Social Studies in New York State.  In his teaching assignment, Dr. Bynoe taught every course in the Social Studies, grades 7 through 12, at all ability levels.

Dr. Bynoe’s academic interests are in school-finance, effective-schools, teacher quality, organizational behavior, public school supervision, educational history, and computer applications.  Outside of education disciplines, Dr. Bynoe has an interest in diplomatic and global history from 1936 to the present.

General Information:
Office: #113 Andersen Building
Phone: (606) 539-4395 [On-Campus: -4395]
Fax: (606) 539-4534
Email Address: tyrone.byone@ucumberlands.edu
Fall 2010 Office Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday: 12:00 to 5:00 pm
(Office hours are subject to change.)

Courses Taught:
*EDAD 633/ADOL 633: Applied Research Methods in Education
*EDAD 634/ADOL 634: Business Management in Public Schools
ADOL 630: Introduction to Educational Administration
EDOL 630: Research Methods in Education
EDAD 635/ADOL 635: School and Community Relations
EDAD 636: School Law I
ADOL 642: Strategic Management in Education
EDUC 636: Problems in Education
*EDUC 538: Modern Secondary School
EDUC 532/EDOL 532: Evaluation, Measurement and Assessment
EDUC 533: Educational Technology
EDUC 533/EDOL 633: Instructional Leadership and Technology
EDUC 235: Basic Concepts in Education
ELEM 334: P-5 Teaching of Social Studies

Although Dr. Bynoe is able to teach several courses, the asterisk (*) reflects courses of this professor’s interests and specialization. Dr. Bynoe teaches courses both on-site and on-line.

On-Line Course Writing and Review:
Applied-Research in Education (or EDAD 633) – The Learning House, Louisville, KY

Association Memberships:
Current and past association memberships include -- but are not limited to -- the following:
American Education Finance Association (AEFA)*
American Education Research Association (AERA*)
Association of School and Curriculum Development (ASCD)*
Commonwealth Collaborative of School Leadership Preparation (CCSLP)
International Confederation of Principals (ICP)**
International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE)*
Kentucky Association of School Administrations (KASA) – strongly considering membership affiliation.
Kentucky Cohesive Leadership Group (KyCLS)
National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)**
National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP)**
National Council of Social Studies (NCSS)
National Education Finance Conference (NEFC) – Dr. Bynoe is a member of the Board of Advisors, and has a three year term on this board from October, 2010 to October, 2013.
New York State Council for the Social Studies (NYSCSS)
School Administrators Association of New York State (SAANYS)

 

Dr. Bonnie Butcher Professor
Office:Luecker Building
Phone:606-539-4560
Email:bonnie.butcher@ucumberlands.edu

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Dr. Melanie Cardell Professor
Office:Luecker Building
Phone:606-539-4559
Email:melanie.cardell@ucumberlands.edu

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Dr. Jennifer Chambers Professor
Office:Luecker Building
Phone:606-539-4078
Email:jennifer.chambers@ucumberlands.edu

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Dr. Jennifer Chambers is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University where she earned her B.S in Elementary Education, MAEd. as a Reading/Writing Specialist, Rank 1, and Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. She also held the position of an adjunct faculty member for the English Department at EKU from 2004-2012.

Dr. Chambers served as an elementary classroom teacher for fifteen years. During her time in the classroom, she taught kindergarten, first grade, and third grade. She served on numerous committees, and was a member of the Site-Based Decision Making Council for two years. Additionally, she was a member of the E-Walk Development and Implementation Team and the English/Language Arts Teacher Leadership Network Representative.

Professional memberships include: Appalachian College Association, International Reading Association, Kentucky Reading Association, Mid-South Educational Research Association, The National Council of Professors of Educational Administration, and the National Rural Education Association.

Publications:

Cleveland, R., Chambers, J., Mainous, C., Powell, N., Skepple, R., Tyler, T., Wood, A. (2011). School culture, equity, and student academic performance in a rural Appalachian school. Kentucky Journal of Excellence in College Teaching and Learning, 9, 35-42.

Chambers, J. (2012). “A Comparative Case Study of Factors Distinguishing Between High and Low-Performance on Reading Achievement in Elementary Rural Appalachian Schools”. Online Theses and Dissertations. Paper 61.

Mrs. Garnet Chrisman Director of Undergraduate Student Teaching, Associate Professor of Education
Office:110 Luecker Building
Phone:(606) 539-4392
Email:garnet.chrisman@ucumberlands.edu

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Mrs. Garnet Chrisman attended Berea College, earning a B.A. in Child Development in 1977. While pursuing an M.S. in Early Childhood Education at the University of Kentucky, Mrs. Chrisman taught in the University’s Early Childhood Lab. Following her graduation in 1980, she moved to Coweta County, Georgia, where she taught third grade for ten years. She completed her Reading and Writing Specialist at the University of the Cumberlands in 2006.

Mrs. Chrisman, who joined the University of the Cumberlands faculty in 1994, teaches undergraduate classes taken at the beginning, middle and end of the program. She is currently the Director of Student Teaching for the undergraduate program and academic advisor. She was part of the QEP Cadre in 2007. She works with first year teachers as a Teacher Educator in the Kentucky Teacher Internship Program. Memberships include: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI), Kentucky Association of Teacher Educators (KATE), Kentucky Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (KACTE) and Kappa Delta Pi. Outside the classroom, Mrs. Chrisman actively participates in numerous community service projects, and in 1987, her contributions were recognized when she received the William T. Miles Community Service Award. In 2003, Mrs. Chrisman was honored with the Excellence in Teaching Award.

Courses Taught

EDUC 237 Effective Teaching Practices

EDUC 235 Basic Concepts Concerning Education

EDUC 491 Supervised Student Teaching: All Levels

EDUC 331 Special Topics in Education

Publications, Presentations and Participations

Co-Teaching Training for University Faculty and Adjunct personnel

Co-Teaching Training for Teacher Candidates

Co-Teaching for P-12 Personnel, Cooperating Teachers and University Coordinators:

“Leadership in Professional Learning Communities,” ACA Summit, Abingdon, Va., October 15-17, 2009, with Melissa Gibson

Professional Learning Communities,” Southeastern Regional Association of Teacher Educators, Louisville, November, 5-7, 2009

Participation:

Kentucky Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Institute

Kentucky Association of Colleges for Teacher Education Conferences

Kentucky Association of Teacher Educators

ACA Institute of Teaching and Learning

Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board, Teacher Work Sample Task Force

AIKCU European Union Study Tour, Berlin and Paris

Dr. Robert Glass Professor
Office:Luecker Building
Phone:
Email:robert.glass@ucumberlands.edu

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Dr. Karen Goldman Associate Professor of Education, Director of Teacher Leader
Office:114 Luecker Building
Phone:(606) 539-4433
Email:karen.goldman@ucumberlands.edu

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Karen L. Goldman works professionally as an educator and artist. Dr. Goldman teaches advanced education classes at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky and directs the Master of Arts in Education Teacher Leader Program. Recently, she presented at the American Association of Educational Research international conference and the Appalachian College Association.

Dr. Goldman’s artwork appears regularly at Fountain City Arts Center in Knoxville where she serves as a guild officer. Other recent exhibitions include Belmont University in Nashville, the University of Tennessee Downtown Gallery, the Knoxville Museum of Art, and the Watkins School of Art and Design in Nashville. This past winter Dr. Goldman presented at the National Art Education Association in New York City. Prior to coming to the University of the Cumberlands, Dr. Goldman served as principal as well as teacher for Knox County Schools in Knoxville, Tennessee. Additional duties included Professional Development classes at the Sarah Simpson Center and as a Mentoring Teacher with the Teacher Advancement Program.

As a published author in the area of creativity, she is also an award winning art educator, a popular presenter at various research associations, and teaches professional in-services specializing in Differentiated Instruction and Multiculturalism. Dr. Goldman was selected to attend the National Teacher Institute for study at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. as well as the International Symposium on Education in St. Petersburg, Russia. Her Ph.D. in Education focused on Cultural Studies, an interdisciplinary field that explores the role of social institutions in the shaping of culture. Adding to theories of aesthetics, Dr. Goldman created her theory, The Web of Betweeness, which explores the concept of power emitted through creative and imaginative thought.

Other degrees held by Dr. Goldman are the Specialist in Education degree for School Administration and Supervision, along with the M.S. and B.S. degrees in Art Education from the University of Tennessee and Arrowmont School of Design and Craft. Dr. Goldman developed and administered educational programs from Eastern Tennessee into the Cumberland Plateau of Appalachia to reach a variety of learners with special needs, low SES, and the artistically gifted.

Dr. Gary Pate Associate Professor
Office:Luecker Building
Phone:(606) 539-4391 or 1-800-343-1609 ext 4391
Email:gary.pate@ucumberlands.edu

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Dr. Gary Pate, an alumnus of University of the Cumberlands, graduated with a B.S. in History in 1972. He continued his education at Appalachian State University, completing an M.A. in Educational Administration in 1977, and later earned two other degrees: the first in 1982, an Ed.S. in Educational Administration from Western Carolina University, and the second in 1985, an Ed.D. in Educational Administration from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro.

In 2000, when Dr. Pate returned to UC as a member of the faculty, he brought with him many years’ experience as a teacher and a school principal. He is most familiar to the local community for having served as principal of Williamsburg Elementary for five years.

Courses Taught
EDUC 225 Basic Concepts Concerning Education
EDUC 531 Human Resource Management and Supervision
EDAD 636 School Law
ELAD 634 Business Management in Public Schools

Dr. Debbie Richard Professor
Office:Luecker Building
Phone:606-539-4517
Email:deb.richard@ucumberlands.edu

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Dr. Susan R. Rose Director of School Counseling/Associate Professor
Office:Luecker Building
Phone:(502) 468-1480
Email:susan.rose@ucumberlands.edu

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Responsible for directing the school counseling program; advising students; preparation, teaching coursework and research; communication of program of studies; teaching coursework for program; assessing student progress; providing feedback to class participants; meeting and consulting with class members and university colleagues; public relations to community.

Publications

Rose, Susan. (June 2013). Save Some Hot Chocolate for Me. School Counselor Connection. June 2013, 3.

Rose, Susan. (January 2013). Making a Difference in Student Achievement: The Well-Rounded Curriculum. School Counselor Connection. January 2013, 2.

Rose, Susan. (June 2012). Defining Our Role and Our Unique Skill Set. School Counselor Connection. June 2012, 3.

Rose, Susan. (January 2012). How to Provide Encouragement and Support to Remove Barriers for Students. School Counselor Connection. January 2012, 2.

Rose, Susan. (February 2012). Instructor Manual. For Stevens P. and Smith, R. Substance Abuse Counseling: Theory and Practice, 4 ed. Columbus, OH: Pearson – Merrill.

Rose, Susan. (October 2011). Killing Two Birds with One Stone: Advocating for our Role and Making a Difference in Student Achievement. School Counselor Connection. October 2011, 1.

Rose, Susan R. (2011). Connecting Counselor Preparation Programs with Student Achievement. ACA Vistas Online, 2011.

Rose, Susan R. (2009). Instructor Manual. For Lee, C., Burnhill, D., Butler, A., Hipilito-Delgado, C., Humphrey, M., Munoz, O., and Shin, H. Elements of Culture in Counseling. Columbus, OH: Pearson – Merrill.

Rose, Susan R. (2005). Building a Champion Character: Primary Guidance Program. Parker, Colorado: Outskirts Press, Inc.

Rose, Susan R. (2005). Building a Champion Character: Intermediate Guidance Program. Parker, Colorado: Outskirts Press, Inc.

Presentations

Rose, Susan. (2013). Leadership, Advocacy, and Accountability. Kentucky School Counselors Association Conference, Lexington, KY. March 7, 2013.

Rose, Susan. (2012). Mirror, Mirror on the Wall. An EILA Professional Development on Body Image. Southern Central Counselor’s Association Winter Meeting, December 7, 2012.

Rose, Susan. (2012). Improving Quality of Educational Experiences for “Silents Victims” and Phantom Students. A break-out session presented for K – 12 counselors. Kentucky Counselors Association, Louisville, KY. October 26, 2012.

Rose, Susan. (2012). Online Education Joins the Classroom. A break-out session presented for K – 12 counselors. Kentucky School Counselors Association Conference, Lexington, KY. March 8, 2012.

Rose, Susan R. (2011). Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines of Education. Association for the Advancement of Educational Research, Hutchinson Island, FL. November 3, 2011.

Rose, Susan R. (2011). Critical Thinking Across the Disciplines of Education. Appalachian College Association Summitt, Ashville, NC. October 14, 2011.

Rose, Susan R. (2011). Connecting Counselor Preparation Programs With Student Achievement. Overview of paper published in ACA Vistas Online. American Counselors Association, New Orleans, LA. March 24, 2011.

Rose, Susan R. (2011). Life’s Levels of Grief: A Follow-Up. A break-out session presented for K – 12 counselors. Kentucky School Counselors Association Conference, Lexington, KY. March 3, 2011.

Rose, Susan R. (2011). Life’s Levels of Grief. A six hour pre-conference workshop presented for K-12 counselors. Kentucky School Counselors Association Conference, Lexington, KY. March 2, 2011.

Rose, Susan R. (2011). Behavior Management. A three hour workshop presented for Undergraduate Candidates in Student Teaching semester at University of the Cumberlands. January 13, 2011.

Featured on WGTK Radio out of Louisville, Kentucky, as a Counselor answering questions related to children and adolescents in the home, school and community, January 10, 2010.

Rose, Susan R. (2009). Using the ASCA Model to prepare a Comprehensive School Counselor Program. A workshop presented for elementary counselors. Oldham County Public Schools, Kentucky. June 2009.

Rose, Susan R. (2009). Using the ASCA Model to prepare a Comprehensive School Counselor Program. A workshop presented for K – 12 counselors. Kentucky School Counselors Association Conference, Lexington, KY. March 2009.

Rose, Susan R. (2002). Set-Up and Assembly Required. A workshop presented for elementary and middle school counselors. Kentucky Counselors Association Conference, Louisville, KY. October 2002.

Rose, Susan R. (2002). Building a Champion Character. A workshop presented for elementary and middle school counselors. Kentucky School Counselors Association Conference, Lexington, KY. March 2002.

Rose, Susan R. (2001). Building a Champion Character. A workshop presented for elementary and middle school counselors. Kentucky Counselors Association Conference, Louisville, KY. October 2001.

Rose, Susan R. (2001). Building a Champion Character. A workshop presented for elementary and middle school counselors. Kentucky School Counselors Association Conference, Lexington, KY. March 2001.

Service

Editorial Board Member, Journal for the Advancement of Educational Research: 2012 – Present

Post-Secondary Vice President, Kentucky School Counselors Association: 2011 – Present

Board Member/Public Relations Chair, Kentucky School Counselors Association: 2001 – 2004

Member, Search Committee for ECPY Staff position, University of Louisville: 2005

Family Court - Organizational Consultant, Oldham, Trimble, Henry Counties: 2002 – 2003

NCATE Coordinator: 2012 – Present

Participated in 2012 Edible Book Festival , University of the Cumberlands Hagan Memorial Library, Williamsburg, Kentucky: April 2, 2012

Writing Chair, Ed.S., School Counseling, University of the Cumberlands, Williamsburg, Kentucky: 2011

Rick Stiggins Faculty Learning Community, University of the Cumberlands, Williamsburg, Kentucky: Feb.–Mar. 2011

Behavior Management workshop, Undergraduate Candidates in Student Teaching, University of the Cumberlands, Williamsburg, Kentucky: Jan.13, 2011

Writing member, Principal Redesign Program, University of the Cumberlands, Williamsburg, Kentucky: 2010 – 2011

Writing member, Teacher Leader Program, University of the Cumberlands: 2009 – 2010

Writing and Team member, Institutional Report for EPSB Accreditation, University of the Cumberlands, Williamsburg, Kentucky: 2009 – 2010

Awards

Colorado Independent Publishers Association Education and Literacy Foundation 2007 “EVVY” Book Awards, 1st Place – Workbooks for Building a Champion Character, Primary Version

Metropolitan Who’s Who Among Executive and Professional Women 2007 – 2008

Who’s Who in Business 2008/2009 Edition

Licenses and Certifications

National Certified Counselor (NCC): 04/21/12 – 04/30/17

Teaching in the Middle Grades 5 – 8, Languages Arts/Math, Kentucky: 07/01/93 – 06/30/18

Guidance and Counseling, Grades K – 12, Kentucky: 01/01/08 – 06/30/17

Guidance and Counseling, Grades K – 8, Kentucky: 12/14/99 – 12/31/07

School Counseling, Grades K – 12, Indiana: 03/05/09 – 03/05/19

Professional Memberships & Affiliations

American Association of College Teacher Educators (AACTE)

American Counseling Association (ACA)

American Education Research Association (AERA)

American School Counselors Association (ASCA)

Association for the Advancement of Educational Research (AAER)

Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES)

Association for Specialists in Group Work (ASGW)

Kentucky Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (KACTE)

Kentucky Association of Teacher Educators (KATE)

Kentucky Counseling Association (KCA)

Kentucky School Counselors Association (KSCA)

National Education Association (NEA)

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